Update: The event will held at 9:30 am Sunday February 24th at San Julian Park 312 E 5th Street Los Angeles, CA 90013. For those of you who have attended the past events, it’s just up the (5th) street from the old location on the left 1 block away. We have secured the necessary permits and insurance to hold the event with the City of Los Angeles and we look forward to partnering with them in the future in many ways and on many events.
Hello to the volunteers for our February event! For the February event, we will be serving the Skid Row community with warm meals, hair cuts, clothes, bottled water, along with some classic paperback page turners and share some fun and laughs with the children living on the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in the area known as Skid Row. We look forward to seeing you at this month’s event!
WHAT WE DO AT SKID ROW: We serve approximately 700-1000 meals, perform 50-100 haircuts (performed by local beauty school students) and hand out more than 700 clothing items to men, women and children to the less fortunate on the streets of Skid Row. We do it with a kind heart, with understanding of their circumstances and with lots of love and patience.
WHEN/WHERE/TIME: Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 9:30 AM 411 E 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Drop off any clothing donations between 9:00 and 10:00 AM. New volunteers are Welcome and we ask that you bring the volunteer application with you (filled out, please) and submit a contact form or Direct Message us at our Instagram Page as well a week prior to the event so we may contact you and confirm availability. We recommend wearing jeans/long pants/leggings/sweats and covered shoes with socks and remember to bring water!
WHAT YOU CAN DO NOW: Collect donations ranging from blankets, tents or tarps, jackets, toiletries, food, snack items, funds, new & used clothes, shoes and so on (weather/season appropriate); they appreciate anything and everything we can provide them with… Donation drop offs are between 9:00 -10:00 am at the location on the day of the event.
WHAT VOLUNTEERS DO ON THE EVENT DAY: We prep snacks items, utensils, food, drinks, and sort donations and set up tables, food, donations, etc.,
**NEW LOCATION** LOT PARKING DROP OFF: Will be limited to those who have supplies & food to unload….
PARKING at Skid Row is limited to STREET PARKING ONLY on San Julian Street only, no tickets are issued during our events. Carpooling highly recommended.
LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!!!!